This year I already received covers from 30 countries that I was missing! A big THANK YOU to everybody, who helps getting my collection more complete!
Nevertheless I am missing covers from a lot of countries. If your country/territory is on the list below, please send me a cover! I am replying with a nice one from Austria.
Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Americas: Bequia, Dominica, Grenada & Carriacou
Antarctica: Argentine Antarctica, Australian Antarctic Territory, Chilean Antarctic Territory, South Georgia, US South Pole Base
Asia: Abkhazia, Eastern Timor, Iraqi Kurdistan, Palestine, South Ossetia
Australia & Oceania: Cook Islands (Aitutaki, Penrhyn), Micronesia, Nauru, Niuafoʻou, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tokelau
Europe: Mt. Athos, Transnistria
I am also interested in receiving letters from local post services.
Please send all covers to the following address:
The top left stamp is part of the “Swans” set, which commemorates the 600th anniversary of the Abbotsbury Swannery. It was issued on January 19, 1993. The top right stamp is part of the set (issued on April 12, 2011), which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The bottom stamp commemorates the 1983 Commonwealth Day. It is part of a set, which was issued on March 9, 1983.
Vural sent this nice cover from Liechtenstein, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 4 and arrived on March 7, 2014.
The left stamps are part of the definitive series and were issued on November 16, 2009.
The right stamp is a custom one, which can be seen at the different inscription “Liechtensteinische Post AG” and the logo in the top right corner.
The bottom left stamp was issued on September 2, 2013. It depicts an artwork of Per Ingemann.
See also: #825 Denmark 14/07/22
This amazing registered cover from Malaysia was sent by Randy, thank you! It was posted in Selangor and arrived on October 29, 2014.
The left stamp in the first row depicts the lizard Gonocephalus grandis. It is part of the set “Endangered Reptiles”, which was issued on September 28, 2005. The second stamp (part of the set “Protected Mammals”; issued July 27, 2005) commemorates the yellow-throated marten (Martes flavigula). The next stamp depicts the leaf scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus). It is the 2006 joint issue of Malaysia and Brunei. The next stamp is part of the set “Traditional Transportation” (issued on August 18, 2004) and depicts a rickshaw. The four stamps on the right are part of the set “Garden Flowers”, which was issued on July 1, 2010. The stamps depict the flowers Canna indica.
In the third row there is the stamp set “Pitcher Plants”, which was issued on April 6, 1996. It commemorates the plants Nepenthes sanguinea, N. macfarlanei, N. rajah, and N. lowii. The stamp on the right (issued on May 8, 1998) is part of a set that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Malaysian Red Crescent Society.
In the last row there is the stamp set, which commemorates the 2000 International Union of Forestry Research Organisations Conference in Kuala Lumpur. The set was issued on August 7, 2000. The stamp on the right is part of the 2010 “Garden Flowers” set too and commemorates the Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera).
This very nice cover from Laos was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Vientiane on October 7 and arrived on October 21, 2014.
The stamp on the left commemorates the pottery handicraft. It is part of the set “Lao handicrafts”, which was issued on March 14, 2011. The middle stamp is part of the “Aubergines/Eggplant” set, which was issued on October 1, 2008. The right stamp is part of the stamp set, which commemorates the 40th anniversary of the ASEAN. It was issued on August 8, 2007.
See also:#628 Laos 13/01/24
Kia sent me this beautiful first day cover from Taiwan, thank you very much! It was cancelled on October 16 (Minguo calendar year: 103) and arrived on November 5, 2014.
The special postmarks and the right stamp commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Taipei Zoo. The stamp is part of a mini-sheet and depicts a panda bear and its baby.
The left stamp is part of the set “Taiwanese Delicacies”, which was issued on January 31, 2013.
This amazing registered cover from Fiji was sent by Stephen, thank you! It was posted in Suva on June 24 and arrived on July 4, 2014.
On the front there is a stamp set, which commemorates the endangered Fijian monkey-faced bat (Mirimiri acrodonta). The set was issued on October 15, 1997. On the left there is a stamp of the Christmas set, which was issued on November 17, 1992.
On the back there is a mini-sheet, which commemorates the 18th birthday of Prince William (*1982). The sheet was issued one day after the prince’s birthday on June 22, 2000.
The stamp depicts the painting “Diving” by Jean René Bazaine (1904–2001). It was issued on March 18, 2011.
Another nice cover from South Africa was sent by J.N., thank you! It was posted in Ladysmith on January 20 and arrived on January 27, 2014.
The bottom stamps depict the coral hind (Cephalopholis miniatus). They are part of the “Fishes” set, which was issued on November 1, 2000.
See also: #773 South Africa 14/01/11
On the back there is the cancel of Bruno Jean, who was the gérant postal of the 47th mission.
The left stamp was issued on January 1, 2010. It is part of the “Minerals” series and commemorates a tourmaline. The stamps on the right commemorate Dr Jean Rivolier, who was the physician of the 1952/53 French Antarctic expedition.
The left stamp is part of a set (issued on August 4, 1999), which commemorates the World Youth Stamp Exhibition “BANGKOK 2000″. The right stamp has gold foil applied. It is part of the set, which commemorates the 72th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The set was issued on December 5, 1999.